Staff Profiles:

Ken Obiero - Chief Executive Officer - Ogra Foundation

Kenneth Obiero; ICN, RN ,
Master’s Degree in CHD,
CEO Ogra Foundation

Kenneth Obiero is a the new Chief Executive Officer at OGRA Foundation. He holds a Masters in Community Health and Development from the Great Lakes University-Kisumu, Kenya and higher national diploma in intensive care and. His interest in Community health and development is borne out of a14-year experience in health facility-based research. He has worked as the project supervisor for Welcome Research laboratories/Kilifi hospital from 1998 to 2003, in Walter Reed Project/Nyanza provincial hospital between 2003 and 2008 and at the Centres of Disease Control and prevention- Malaria RTSS candidate Vaccine Trail –Phase 3 clinical trials in Siaya District. His zeal to be a specialist in community (public) health driven by the curiosity to reduce preventable diseases among the vulnerable led him to engage the community (public) health.
His major interests include Child Survival and Family Health, Health Promotion, Disease Control and Prevention, Project Management, Human resources for health and Research. He is a member of Business development and strategic planning. As a member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) he reviewed of OGRA Foundation Strategic plan 2012-2017, based on five main pillars of focus. He currently supervises and guides both local and international students on health and development projects.
He manages : Burkitt’s Lymphoma (BL) treatment and follow up project, Obstetric Fistula (OF) repair project , Maternal & Child health project (Operation Karibu) and offers technical support to other projects. Ken ensures licensure, registration, training and mentorship in health facilities among other roles. .

Finance Manager - Ogra FoundationJAMES AKALI

Akali J. Agembe is a Financial expert with over 10 years work experience, mostly in management of grants. Currently he works at OGRA Foundation as Finance and Admin.Manager. He is a part time Lecturer at Maseno University and Kisii University. With OGRA Foundation, James has worked as the Group Accountant in-charge of APHIA-II Nyanza Project (USAID Funded), Direct-Relief International Project, HIV Project (Funded by PEPFAR through ICAP/CDC),Global Fund, He holds MBA(Finance),a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) degree from Maseno University , CPA-K, Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management and Diploma in Business Management . He is currently pursuing PhD (Finance), ACCA certification by a Global Accounts accrediting body. In addition, James has attended short term trainings including USAID Contracts & Co-operative Agreement – Inside NGO, Project Planning and Management Workshop – BT Consultants Kenya, USAID Rules and Regulations- inside NGO-Nairobi (Kenya), Grants Management Workshop- infotrak (Kenya), Global Fund Management-Kenya Red cross Society.

OGRA Foundation | Rose Juma
Rose Juma

Human Resource Officer
Rose is one of the longest serving staff for OGRA Foundation. She holds a Bsc degree in Hotel and Institution Management from Maseno University. She started working in OGRA Foundation in 2007 and has worked in various capacities as Personal Assistant to the Executive Director, Training Assistant, Office Administrator and currently the Human Resource Assistant.
She is currently the Secretary to both OGRA SACCO Society Ltd and OGRA Staff Welfare Association.
Her hobbies include cooking, crocheting, sewing and reading.

Onguko David Amonje POSITION: Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager

Mr. Onguko David has a master’s degree in Public Policy and Economic Development from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management (South Korea) and an undergraduate of Ternopil National Economic University (Ukraine) having graduated in International Economics and Enterprise. He has other certified qualifications from the World Bank and Korean Development Institute in M&E Impact Evaluation, turning promises into Evidence. Mr. Onguko has a global and rich experience in working with several NGOs across the globe dealing with humanitarian assistance. He is a trained economist with the ability to evaluate the performance and impact of development programs as well as designing policies geared towards sustainable development initiatives.

 At Ogra, Mr. Onguko is involved in monitoring projects under the Health Start program as well as Global Fund Round 10 program.  Prior to joining orgra Mr. Onguko was working as an associate consultant With PEAK Network Consultant- a Management Consulting Firm aimed at assisting organizations in improving their efficiency and effectiveness in the dynamic environment. While in the Ukraine, Mr. Onguko worked for Campus crusade for Christ as a regional coordinator and Global Aid International. His hobbies include undertaking research activities in areas of interest, participating in essay competitions, playing Lawn Tennis and taking adventures

OGRA Foundation |Peter OduorPeter Oduor Oloo
POSITION: System Admininstrator
Peter Oloo is a System Admininstrator based at OGRA Foundation headquarters. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Science, Computer Science & Technology he is also a Certified Cisco Network Associates CCNA . He has an excellent knowledge on computer operations/applications,Internet Computing, database management, hardware&software maintenance and networking services. He has experience in data management tools i.e. OpenMRS, Access, Excel, SPSS; worked with Kenya Sugar Research Institute, World-Vision Kenya and Ken Omollo & Company Advocates as a data assistant. His hobbies include making friends,travelling,Swimming.